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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Pumpkin Ale
A huge malt bill gives this fall seasonal beer its unique canvas. 60 pounds of locally hand picked pumpkin are roasted and glazed with brown sugar and honey in our pubís pizza oven. The pumpkin flesh (no skin, it adds an astringent bitterness) is added to the mash melding with the already complex grist. American hop varieties provide a formidable bitterness and some great flavor and aroma. At the end of the boil the wort is spiced with ginger, coriander, cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg, and more brown sugar help sculpt this 7.6% pumpkin beer. After the fermentation the beer spends a little over a week on vanilla beans and cinnamon sticks!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10412) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tap sample. Poured clear copper color with an average off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid doughy pumpkin pie and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy spice, nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin flavor with a medium to heavy spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Standout seasonal beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7586) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2011
Sample at the Jackie Oís Bottle Sale on 08/27/2011. The beer is a murky brownish-orange color with a medium thin light beige head that diminishes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet spices, brown sugar and malt. Medium body with a savory blend of spices, most notably cinnamon and nutmeg. Sweet brown sugar and malt in the background. The finish is sweet with a lingering pumpkin pie aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 30, 2011
i had zero intention on trying this b/c of the fact that I hate pumpkin beers. With that being said this is one of the better/best pumpkin beers iíve tried After, Brad convinced me to give it a whirl. Clear copper pour with a thin off white head. Aroma is spice. Flavor is pumpkin pie, light vanilla and brown suagr

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2011 Draft. Pours clear orange. Nose and taste of pumpkin cake, nutmeg, brown sugar, pie crust, cinnamon, all spice and ginger crisp. One of the best pumpkin beers Iíve ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5263) - Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Draft sample @ experimental beer fest in November. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma had the typical holiday spices with mild pumpkin notes. The flavor had mild pumpkin and holiday spices, cinnamon being noticeable, with a decent bitterness toward the finish. The flavor didnít seem to pop like I was expecting, however this was consumed in between some big flavorful beers. I will revisit this the next time it comes out and update my rating.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6490) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Sampled from the tap at the brewery during the 5th anniversary party. Poured a hazy reddish amber with a gray head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was dominated by cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar with a pumpkin backing. Flavor had a pumpkin note at the start but was quickly overtaken by cardamon, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (2805) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Appearance is a copper with a beige head. Aroma is pumpkin with spicy notes of coriander, cardamom, and cinnamon. A lot like a pumpkin pie beer. Taste is one that I enjoy, seeing as I enjoy pumpkin pie. Medium bodied. Too bad this one will only be available for a short amount of time.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Sampled at Jackie Oís Experimental Beer Fest on 11/6/10. Pours a clear amber/copper with a medium tan head. Aroma is cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Cinnamon flavor up front with some sweet malt, nutmeg and allspice before a dry ginger finish. Not short on the spices. My kind of pumpkin ale.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2009
Had on tap at Jackie Oís Anniversary Party. Man, was this a surprise. Not a fan of the pumpkin beers. This one was REALLY good. Flavor of vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin. Nicely blended. Easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Barking Pumpkin pours clear amber with a tan head. Nice pumpkin pie spice, malty crust aromas. Smooth medium body. Rich malty sweet pie crust flavors with mild fall spices. Good pumpkin brew


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